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Five Minutes to Live / AKA Door-to-Door Maniac

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Five Minutes to Live / AKA Door-to-Door Maniac

Published 1961

A gang of bank robbers (Johnny Cash) terrorize a small town by knocking on doors and then killing whoever answers.

Run time 01:14:25
Producer James Ellsworth
Production Company Sutton Pictures
Audio/Visual sound, black & white


Reviewer: eggbone - favoritefavorite - March 9, 2016
Subject: A good story, but.......
About the only facets that have any merit are the story and some of the acting. Johnny Cash does poor ad-lib of the guitsr music. His acting is mediocher, at best. A surprise was Ron Howard, who out shined his on screen mother.
Overall, not a must see.
Reviewer: TheRealMrBates - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 19, 2012
Subject: AKA Wrong Title
Johnny does not go door to door. He pretends once. Also, we real maniacs don't like titles like this they are derisive. We (hardly ever) go door to door killing people (either).
Reviewer: Jeeper One Radio - - January 19, 2011
You could be downloading the WRONG file. ALL the links point to a file entitled FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE.

If that's the actual title, then the uploader needs to retitle his/her upload so the information is accurate.
Reviewer: ohrabbits - favoritefavoritefavorite - August 13, 2010
Subject: Break some more china ornaments
Wonderful sleeze factor in this movie.
Reviewer: DJ Psychomike - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 6, 2009
Subject: Johnny Cash!
Great find!
Reviewer: Campfire - - June 7, 2008
Subject: Alternate Title
This is the title under which I saw the film back in the '60s, but there is also a copy of it here in the archive under an alternate title, Five Minutes to Live. I seem to remember thinking that Cash's appearance changed from scene to scene, as though the film was shot over a prolonged period of time.
Reviewer: Moongleam - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 15, 2008
Subject: I enjoyed it.
No, they don't knock on doors to kill people. Johnny Cash, posing as a guitar teacher, knocks on one door in order to take the bank manager's wife hostage while his cohort robs the bank. Merle Travis has a small role and you'll hear some of his guitar virtuosity. Ron Howard plays the woman's son.
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